USA. SSP America has been awarded a contract to develop six outlets at Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport.
The agreement, which sees SSP America make its debut at the airport, will include local brands that celebrate the culinary landscape of Cincinnati. These include a concept designed around the Cincinnati Bengals American football team, plus boutique concepts and national brands which offer broad, name-brand appeal.
“We remain focused on elevating the airport, adding creative and new food & beverage options for travellers,” said airport CEO Candace McGraw (who was recently named ACI World Chair).
“We have had great success partnering with local brands to bring more local flavours into the airport. Last year, we opened several new concessions, and we look forward to rolling out these concepts in the coming years.”
“The SSP America team values the enormous economic impact CVG has on the region as a direct result of strategic, long-term investment,” said SSP America Senior Vice President of Airport Development and Retention Paul Loupakos.
“We will be enthusiastic members of the airport community ready to deliver a terrific passenger experience given our focus on bringing travellers a true ‘taste of place’.”
The new restaurants are:
Bengals Bar & Kitchen: A contemporary sports bar that pays tribute to the city’s popular sports franchise, the Cincinnati Bengals.
Taste of Belgium: This concept offers a Belgian-inspired culinary experience with a focus on locally sourced ingredients, featuring Belgian and American fusion dishes and one of the largest selections of Belgian beers in the region.
Carmella’s Modern Trattoria: An Italian restaurant concept tailored and customised for the airport. It offers a modern Italian full-service bar and restaurant experience.
Dunkin’: Two new locations will open for the well-known coffee and baked goods brand, offering coffees, espresso drinks, teas, frozen beverages, sandwiches and baked goods.
Tap & Pour Gastrobar: A brand designed for travellers and the airport environment, Tap & Pour offers hand-crafted drinks and hometown brews combined with freshly prepared dishes.
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